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Jackie

There are two movies in "Jackie." One of these movies is just OK. The other is exceptional. The first one keeps undermining the second.

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Things to Come

Things to Come is the detailed tapestry of one woman’s life, as she moves through an important transition.

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Ballad of Narayama

"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. What a space it opens…

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"My Biggest Mistake" in Chicago Next Week

Josh Golden and his team at Table XI, the web development and digital consulting firm located in Chicago, helped develop our new website, and I'm proud to inform you about an exciting event they are co-presenting next week with The Second City and Chicago Ideas Week.

"My Biggest Mistake" is an evening celebrating some of the most ill-conceived ideas ever put into practice by Chicagoans. The event takes place at Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake St., at 7:30pm on Wednesday, October 8th. 

Among the scheduled speakers are Richard Lariviere, President of the Field Museum; Kelly Leonard, Second City Executive Vice President; Harper Reed, former CTO of the Obama campaign; Melissa Harris of the Chicago Tribune; Tracy Sefl, political consultant to Hillary Clinton; Table XI's Mark Rickmeier; sports broadcaster Kevin Egan; Nancy A. Temple of Katten & Temple LLC; Pam Daniels, founding partner of DesignHouse Inc.; Sandee Kastrul, co-founder and president of "i.c.stars"; and Second City actor/improvisor Abby McEnany.

For tickets and more info, visit the event's official page on the Chicago Ideas Week site.

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